1. A low cabinet or chest of drawers, often elaborately decorated and usually standing on legs or short feet.
a. A movable stand or cupboard containing a washbowl.
b. A chair enclosing a chamber pot.
c. A toilet.
3. A woman's ornate headdress, fashionable around 1700.
[French, from commode, convenient, from Latin commodus; see COMMODIOUS.]
(click for a larger image)commode
1772 French commode with painted scenes on Sèvres porcelain by Martin Carlin (1730-1785)
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